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immigration reform done. immigration reform will reduce the deficit by nearly $850 billion over the first 20 years and it will grow the economy by $1.4 trillion over 20 years, which adds 5.4% to the gdp by 2033. it has broad bipartisan support from democrats and republicans, labor leaders, law enforcement, and faith leaders. the president is willing to work with the blonde both sides of the aisle to get things done. it is good for business. it is good for our economy as a whole am i and it is the right thing to do. we believe it is time for the house to follow the senate and take action. secondly, as you are already as early as this evening a-15,enate may vote on s which would place into law a comprehensive and lasting protections against employment discrimination based on sexual or gender identity. you may have seen the op-ed in the huffington post calling upon the president can sign it into law. we encourage lawmakers to act on this important legislation. because in america, who you are and who you love should never be a fireable offense. a qualified worker should not fear being fired from
is godly or we're going the wrong way which is ungodly. i mean, is this about budget deficits? is this about something you put your fingers on like mathematics? or something else he's talking about here? i think he's talking apocalyptics. i see it. your thoughts. >> i do too. and, you know, it's working for him. people say, well, this strategy was a failure. sure, it was a failure. it was a failure for republicans nationally. it was a failure for republicans in the congress. but was it a failure for ted cruz? he's got bigger fund raising lists as a result of what he did. he's got converts that will go to the wall for him in iowa and states like that. was it a failure from his perspective? maybe not. >> so it's all about -- governor, is it all about getting the right wing rail, get that rail position hardest right you can get and make sure rand paul or nobody else gets there. as long as you hold to that position, hardest right candidate, you're going to get a huge chunk of votes. is that the thinking? >> absolutely. i think ted cruz is motivated totally selfishly in this. he's
tonight on "the kudlow report" at 7:00. on the budget report and deficit, he said sequestration, budget cuts are the base line, there will be no tax increases. if there's a deal to be made to loosen up the sequester, there have to be other budget cuts substituted for that, perhaps some entitlements but nothing else. taxes are off the board no matter what you may hear. i think we have -- >> i would like to think we can come up with better, smarter ways of cutting spending that also are good for the economy. it would show the credit and bond markets and the world that america is getting ahead of its problems. we want to have an agreement to foster these things, common ground on spending cuts, entitlement reforms and focus on pro-growth policy. >> i mean, he loves to have some pro-growth tax reform in there, simon, but in my discussion with him on stage and off stage, he felt the odds of that are very, very low. the debates will be what kind of spends cuts, whether the sequester line will be used or whether they'll loosen up the sequester and have additional cuts, maybe tiny entitlements b
did not have a deficit problem the -- but that .e had a revenue problem on the floor yesterday he said the american people want to pay more taxes. i am sorry, sir, i do not want to pay more taxes, i barely make it as it is. in youw is your last day guys are taking a vacation again for another 10 days and i would like to know why, when there are so many things that have to be done in congress? guest: well, there is a schedule. as you know, we were supposed to be off two weeks ago when we had the travesty of trying to get the government act opening and. when people say vacation, i know i will be in my district working every day. most congressmen will be doing the same thing, regardless of which side of the aisle. this is not a vacation. people think that if we are not in washington we do not do anything. people have to speak for themselves, i can assure you that is not my cup of tea. your second question about harry reid, there is a problem in terms of revenue. there is a problem that we have in the deficit area the commitment to his cut the deficit in half, which is very good, we are go
% say the u.s. needs a deficit plan now. move along here. that came down in the summertime. only 40% say, 52% say, you know what, we can take our time on this. now look again, it's come back up, more than half saying we need to have a deficit plan now. i don't know if that goes along with the debate in washington right now or if there's legitimately more concern on wall street over the deficit. but it's something we have to watch. this is where this current state of anxiety is on wall street with the nation's debt issue. let's see what they say about this. diane suanne says brinksmanship has cost us in ways we will not know for years to come economically and geopolitically. certainly on wall street they're asking for a little more certainty out of the fiscal debate. becky, read all about this online, cnbc.com. coming up at 10:00, we're going to talk about what the expectations are for the markets from these experts. and later in the day, what they think about janet yellen, hint hint, here comes the dove. back to you. >> only one "s" in brinksmanship. >> what's that? >> was there are more
office is that would have increased the deficit by about $110 billion in the first decade and close to a trillion dollars in the second decade. we know that we have 42 or 43 million americans without health insurance at all, some of them medicaid eligible and some over the medicaid eligibility. 30 governors so far, republicans and democrats, have declared their support for moving ahead with medicaid expansion, but absent that, the affordable care act, those folks would be without any kind of health security. and in the private market, what we know is it takes a real toll. but i'd say the biggest issue is not just the financial toll, not the community toll, not the country toll, which is significant. i have a good friend who runs the cancer center at the university of kansas. i was with him and cancer researchers recent low, and he said that if you get a cancer diagnosis, you are 60% more likely to live five years and beyond if you have insurance than if you don't. i think that's a pretty powerful statement for why we need affordable health care for all of our citizens. >> well, than
that it would explode the deficit. and yet all the reputable organizations like the congressional budget office have told us that it is going to save us $100 billion over 10 years. so we've had a litany of objections from the republicans about the affordable care act which have driven them to such a frenzy they even closed the government! so now we have you before the committee. and you're being asked, i suppose later, you will be asked about the website but let me pursue this question about individuals who have gotten notices that they're going to have their individual insurance policies canceled. they will be able to get another plan, won't they. >> actually it is the law they must get another plan. continuous coverage is part of the law. >> so -- >> that wasn't the case in the past. >> so the affordable care act said we're going to end the worst abuses of insurance companies. we're going to create consumer protections in the marketplace they will be able to buy a policy even if they have been sick in the past. that women won't be charged more than men. that we'll not let insurance companies
the deficit and yet all of the reputable organizations like the congressional budget office have told us it will save us $100 billion over ten years. so we've had a litany of objections from the republicans about the affordable care act, which has driven them to such a frenzy, they even closed the government. now we have you before the committee. and you're being asked, i suppose, later about the website. let me pursue this question about individuals who have gotten notices that they're going to have their individual insurance policies canceled. they'll be able to get another plan, won't they? >> actually, it's the law that they must get another plan. continuous coverage is part of the law. and that wasn't the case in the past. >> so the affordable care act said we're going to end the worst abuses of insurance companies. we're going to create consumer protections in the marketplace that they will be able to buy a policy even if they had been sick in the past that women won't be charged more than men, that we're not going to let insurance companies deny coverage because of pre-existing co
. that means deficits go up. >> i will remind you that premiums were going up at double digit increases prior to the affordable care act what we are seeing is a moderation in increases in the last three years. >> that is a false dichotomy. there are other solutions getting premiums down and lowering costs. i don't accept that as a complete answer on the cost of these pleem yums. transparency is clearly very important. will you or hhs or cms, somebody in the administration provide information on the taxpayers' cost with regard to these subsidies for 2015 and beyond? >> i am sure part of our information and reports we produce will include that information to you, yes. >> thank you. >> thank you very much, mr. chairman. i would like to associate myself with the remarks of mr. thompson and mr. neal. i'll focus on an area i think this committee could become imminently involved in. i would like to point out what a success connecticut has been. i want to commend governor malloy and lieutenant governor wyman who headed that up. tremendous success including more than 1/3 of the people that have signed
the deficit by $110 billion in the first decade and close to a trillion dollars in the second decade. we know we have 42 or 43 million americans without health care, some medicaid eligible and some over the medicaid eligibility. 30 governors so far, republicans and democrats, have declared their support with moving ahead with medicaid expansion, but absent the affordable care act, those folks would be without any kind of health security, and in the private market, what we know is it takes a real toll. but i'd say the biggest issue is not just the financial toll, not the community toll, not the country toll, which is significant. i have a good friend who runs the cancer center at the university of kansas. i was with him and cancer researchers recently, and he said if you get a cancer diagnosis, you are 60% more likely to live five years and beyond if you have insurance than if you don't. i think that's a pretty powerful statement for why we need affordable health care for all of our citizens. >> well, thank you. the republicans have not been able to defund or repeal it, but they have denied re
a boost from that. >> budget deficit will be next. >> stay with me for a second because i think there's somebody else who's done a lot of wrong here and i'm part of it, and that's the media. i think a lot of the horror stories you've seen, the controlling of how we have done it. pays to do your research. ♪ [ male announcer ] staying warm and dry has never been our priority. our priority is, was and always will be serving you, the american people. so we improved priority mail flat rate to give you a more reliable way to ship. now with tracking up to eleven scans, specified delivery dates, and free insurance up to $50 all for the same low rate. [ woman ] we are the united states postal service. [ man ] we are the united states postal service. [ male announcer ] and our priority is you. go to usps.com® and try it today. wears off. [ female announcer ] stop searching and start repairing. eucerin professional repair moisturizes while actually repairing very dry skin. the end of trial and error has arrived. try a free sample at eucerinus.com. be careful babe. [ doorbell rings ] let's see
against. they said that it would explode the deficit. and yet all the reputable organizations like the congressional budget office, have told us that it's going to save us $100 billion over ten years. so we've had a litany of objections from the republicans about the affordable care act, which has driven them to such a frenzy they even closed the government. so now we have you before the committee. and you're being asked, i suppose later you'll be asked about the web site. but let me pursue this question about individuals who have gotten notices that they're going to have their individual insurance policies cancelled. they'll be able to get another plan, won't they? >> actually, it's the law that they must get another plan. continuous coverage is part of the law. and that wasn't the case in the past. >> affordable care act said we're going to end the worst abuses of insurance companies, create consumer protection that they'll be able to buy a policy, even if that's been sick in the past that, women won't be charged more than men that, we're not going to let insurance companies deny
to health insurance because they will not be discriminated against. they said it would explode the deficit. all the reputable organizations, like the congressional budget office, have told us that it will save us $100 billion over 10 years. we have had a litany of objections from the republicans about the affordable care act, which have driven them to such a frenzy that they even close to the government. now we have you before the committee and you are being asked about the website. let me pursue this question about individuals who have gotten notices that they will have their individual insurance policies canceled. they will be able to get another plan what they? >> continuous coverage as part of the law. it is the law. that was not the case in the past. >> we will end the worst abuses of the insurance industry. we will create consumer protections in the marketplace that they will be able to buy a policy even if they have been sick in the past. women will not be charged more than men. insurance companies will not be able to deny coverage based on pre-existing conditions. they will not be
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